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  • Dubai’s 10 Best Family-Friendly Beach Clubs to Try in 2024

    Dubai’s 10 Best Family-Friendly Beach Clubs to Try in 2024
  • 9 Best Family-Friendly Abu Dhabi Beach Clubs

    9 Best Family-Friendly Abu Dhabi Beach Clubs
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    Understanding Ramadan in Qatar: 2024 Visitor’s Guide
  • Meet the Animals of the UAE: Nature Reserves and Wildlife Hotspots

    Meet the Animals of the UAE: Nature Reserves and Wildlife Hotspots

The fine art of dealing with Baksheesh – the gratuity culture in Egypt

“Baksheesh” or gratuities were an area we found a little confusing on visiting Egypt so here we lay out for you some of the rates that we paid on our trip in early 2019 to…

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Dubai to Muscat By Road: Essential Planning Tips

Dubai to Muscat By Road: Essential Planning Tips

Oman has long held a claim to fame as one of the Middle East’s best-kept secrets!  The secret might be slightly out …
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Carols in the Desert ~ a unique UAE experience

Carols in the Desert ~ a unique UAE experience

“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” Dr Seuss A unique Abu Dhabi experience shared by …
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Power Points and Voltage in the Middle East

Power Points and Voltage in the Middle East

One thing that is certainly not clear in the Middle East is what type of power points to expect and voltage for powering up …
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Bringing Middle East Adventures to Families

Bringing Middle East Adventures to Families

Whether you live in one of the region’s modern megacities, or you’re an outsider looking in and what the possibilities are, we …
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